Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Business

Nearly 90% of Gov’t Reserves used in 2 years

The government’s share of reserves has fallen to its lowest level in over 20 years, caused by the increase in government expenditure amid a...

De Beers says not yet Uhuru

The diamond industry is not yet out of the woods despite early signs of a promising recovery, warned De Beers this week when releasing...

Otse man turns trash tyres into Cash

With the population of motor vehicles ever increasing, there has been a surge in the number of used tyres being discarded in ways that...

The economy lost P16 billion in 2020

The Botswana economy lost as much as P16.7 billion last year as output shrank on the wake of the deadly Covid-19 outbreak which affected...

Slow uptake of Govt bonds

Attempts by the ministry of Finance and Economic Development to broaden the domestic capital market by increasing government borrowing is off to a wrong...

Commodity based trade seeks to empower local farmers

Government has placed its hopes on the funds availed from the European Union (EU) towards Botswana's commodity-based trade and livestock traceability project aimed at...

Lense-man embarks on a project to document Botswana SMMEs

As the deadly disease - Covid-19 continues to hit hard economies a local photographer - Thabang “Frostbite” Kwapa has decided to be a light...

Is the storm over for Payless?

While stories told about Payless Supermarket in the last two years have been about ‘death’, following an imminent bitter divorce with its direct competitor...

Rural economies still reliant on agriculture for sustenance

In spite of agriculture’s strong position in the developing countries, this sector of the economy is still not capable of fulfilling its overall economic...

World Bank sees robust growth in miners like Botswana

The World  Bank’s biannual analysis of Africa’s economic outlook has shown that mining-dependent economies, such as Botswana, are expected to see robust growth in...